Puntone di Scarlino

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Puntone di Scarlino

Puntone / Portiglioni
Portus Scabris Archaeological Museum
Portus Scabris Archaeological Museum
Puntone di Scarlino is located in Italy
Puntone di Scarlino
Puntone di Scarlino
Location of Puntone di Scarlino in Italy
Coordinates: 42°53′23″N 10°47′27″E / 42.88972°N 10.79083°E / 42.88972; 10.79083Coordinates: 42°53′23″N 10°47′27″E / 42.88972°N 10.79083°E / 42.88972; 10.79083
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
ProvinceGrosseto (GR)
ComuneScarlino
Elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total503
Demonym(s)Puntonesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
58020
Dialing code(+39) 0564

Puntone di Scarlino is a village in Tuscany, central Italy, administratively a frazione of the comune of Scarlino, province of Grosseto. At the time of the 2001 census its population amounted to 345.[1]

Puntone is about 41 km from Grosseto and 8 km from Scarlino, and it is situated on the Gulf of Follonica, in the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is a tourist resort with a well-equipped marina.

Main sights[edit]

  • Portus Scabris Archaeological Museum, full of Roman artefacts found during the construction of the port.
  • Chapel of Puntone, little church that is part of the parish of Pian d'Alma.
  • Former church of San Severo a Portiglioni, it is attested in a document of 1104 and its ruins lie near to the sea.
  • Tower of Portiglioni, old coastal tower, now reduced to rubble.
  • Roman villa of Puntone Vecchio, ruins of a building of 1st century BC.

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Giuseppe Guerrini, Torri e castelli della Provincia di Grosseto, Nuova Immagine Editrice, Siena, 1999.
  • Aldo Mazzolai, Guida della Maremma. Percorsi tra arte e natura, Le Lettere, Florence, 1997.

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